Montana State University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172400
Bozeman, MT 59717-2400

Tel: (406) 994-3601
Fax: (406) 994-1789
Location: 2-214 Wilson Hall

Department Chair

Dr. Tomáš Gedeon

math@math.montana.edu

Computing Resources

Computing Resourse Information

The Department maintains a networked UNIX system comprised of a Sun Fire V880 8-processor server, several Sun Blade servers and several  other Sun workstations. Sun Ray terminals and workstations distributed in computer laboratories and offices provide access to the system and are available to faculty and graduate students 24 hours a day. 

  1. Multi-media Computing Lab  (Wil 1-144) Consists of 28 workstations with retractible flat screen monitors, projection system, digital document camera, DVD/sound in a hi-tech setting suitable for mutlimedia lectures and presentations. 
  2. Math. Education Computer Lab (Wil 1-133) This lab consists of several PC's, a projection system in a math education learning environment suitable for teaching K-12 math teaching techniques.
  3. Graduate and Undergraduate Student Computer Lab (Wil 1-145) Consists of several UNIX workstations and PC's and is accessible to all graduate students and faculty 24hrs/day and undergraduates for HW during office hours.
wireless network for people with laptops is maintained by the Information Technology Center.

Departmental Software Support

The department supports various computing languages and software packages. Some common ones are:

Description
Local Link
Alternate Info
UNIX
Operating system
Unix tutorial
reference card
Matlab
matrix calculations
introduction
Tutorial Link 1 (pdf)
Tutorial Link 2 (pdf)
Maple
symbollic calculations
introduction
Introduction (html)
Splus, R
similar statistical packages
R, Splus
CRAN , CSAN
SAS
commonly used statistical package
SAS

Latex/TeX
math typesetting system
introduction 
reference card
xppaut
dynamical system simulations
Tutorial
download
emacs
advanced text editor
introduction
tutorial
AUTO
dynamical system FORTRAN lib.

Concordia Site
other software and info help pages PSU Software Link


More help can be found at our local help pages.

Departmental Printer Names and locations

  • mathlex - Main (Lexmark) printer in Wilson 2-247
  • mathlex1 - Single-sided printing to Main (Lexmark) printer in Wilson 2-247
  • mathhp - Secondary (Hewlett-Packard) printer in Wilson 2-247
  • lablex - Large lab printer in Wilson 1-144
  • lab2lex - Small lab printer in Wilson 1-145
  • gradlex - Grad printer in Wilson 1-114


Updated: 08/09/2011